Everybody needs help sometimes, and you are never alone. These resources provide free and confidential support when you’re struggling.
If you or someone you know is in crisis or considering suicide, text or call 988, or chat online at 988lifeline.org, for free and confidential emotional support 24/7.
The Trevor Project provides lifesaving and life-affirming services to LGBTQ+ youth. If you need support, call the Trevor Lifeline at (866) 488-7386, text START to 678-678, or chat confidentially online.
Do you need help working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? Call (310) 855-HOPE or (800) TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) or text TEEN to 839863 from 9 PM to 1 AM Eastern Time.
A safety plan is a prioritized list of coping strategies and sources of support. It can help you to identify what leads to your thoughts of suicide, and how to feel better when you are having these thoughts.